• ‘Maryknoll, miracles and medicine’
    December 06, 2018 pm31 8:47 pm, by Meinrad Scherer-Emunds
    The Catholic Post, the diocesan newspaper of the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois, features Susan Nagele’s 33-year career as Maryknoll lay missioner physician in East Africa and her current educational and advancement work from Urbana, Illinois. Read more here....
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  • sendinggroup2018
    13 new Maryknoll missioners to be sent forth
    December 04, 2018 am31 10:36 am, by Chris Keavney
    Dec. 8 Sending Ceremony to launch 12 Maryknoll Lay Missioners and one Maryknoll Sister on their overseas missions OSSINING, NY – On Dec. 8, 2018, 12 Maryknoll lay missioners and one Maryknoll sister will celebrate the beginning of their mission journeys in a joint Sending Ceremony. The ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m. in the Annunciation Chapel of the Maryknoll Sisters in Ossining, New York. This Sending Ceremony marks ...
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  • Maryknoll Leadership Statement on the Migrant Caravan
    November 05, 2018 pm30 6:50 pm, by Meinrad Scherer-Emunds
    All four branches of Maryknoll call on U.S. leaders to ‘respond with compassion and dignity worthy of our nation’ WASHINGTON, DC — As the migrant caravan that began in Honduras on October 12 made its way toward the United States, the leadership of Maryknoll Sisters, Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, Maryknoll Lay Missioners, and Maryknoll Affiliates released a statement (see below) asking the leaders of the United States to “listen to ...
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  • MKLM in National Catholic Reporter
    March 29, 2018 am31 10:10 am, by Ayde Lyons
    Loan assistance programs help post-grad volunteers during years of service Maryknoll Lay Missioner Anne Berry demonstrates emergency care in the skills lab at Bukumbi Hospital’s maternity ward in Tanzania. CLICK HERE to read the full article....
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  • MKLM in El Salvador – Rick Dixon
    March 26, 2018 am31 8:00 am, by Ayde Lyons
    Jean Donovan’s Guitar This past December, Maryknoll Lay Missioner Debbie Northern (working at our central office in Ossining, NY) asked me to write an article about Jean Donovan – how her life and legacy live on in El Salvador. Since I never personally met Jean before she died, I felt Debbie’s request would be a nice way to get closer to Jean, to search for and discover her spirit, alive, among ...
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  • MKLM in Tanzania
    March 19, 2018 am31 8:00 am, by Ayde Lyons
    Greetings from Mwanza! The kids started a new school year at Isamilo International School in September, Susanna in Year 2 and Louisa in Preschool 2. They enjoyed summer break, including a visit to a fellow Maryknoller’s project, Uzima Center, where they joined with the children’s group drawing and singing about fruits in Swahili. Now they’re preparing for the school’s Early Years Christmas pageant, which Susanna reports will include a performance ...
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  • MKLM in Bolivia – Teresa Villaruz
    March 12, 2018 am31 7:00 am, by Ayde Lyons
    Teresa Villaruz Bolivia – December 2017 “Hold Me” Greetings y’all! I officially just completed a year here and have come into contact with 182 new children in the street in addition to the 120 children that visit the center frequently. Some highlights from the year: -I have officially been taught how to sell whipped cream (hint: you yell “CREMA CREMA CREMA UN BOLIVIANOOOOOO!” as loudly as you can, whilst making ...
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  • Make Straight the Paths: Privilege, Inclusion, and Embracing the Future
    February 28, 2018 am28 10:14 am, by Ayde Lyons
    From Maryknoll Mission Education Written by Kevin M. Foy, February 22, 2018 Sixteen years ago, the US Bishops wrote, “A table is where people meet to make decisions—in neighborhoods, nations, and the global community. Many people have no place at the table. Their voices and needs are ignored or dismissed” (A Place at the Table, 2002). Increasingly, diverse voices are making themselves heard, and making room for themselves at tables ...
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  • Susan Nagele in Kenya
    February 27, 2018 am28 11:00 am, by Ayde Lyons
    Today, we share the work of Susan Nagele in Kenya through her recent newsletter. “Kenya held the rerun of the presidential elections on October 26th. The main opposition candidate boycotted the election calling it a sham and he refuses to accept the election of President Uhuru Kenyatta for another five year term.  Kenyatta received 98% of the vote.  Only 38% of those registered voted the second time.  The inauguration will ...
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  • Pope Francis calls for day of prayer and fasting for peace, especially for the DRC and South Sudan
    February 21, 2018 am28 11:45 am, by Ayde Lyons
    “In the face of the tragic continuation of conflicts in different parts of the world, I invite all the faithful to a special day of prayer and fasting for peace on February 23, the Friday of the first week of Lent.” Pope Francis, February 4, 2018 St. Peter’s Square, The Vatican, Rome, Italy This Friday, MKLM will join in prayer with those around the world for our brothers and sisters ...
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